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Brazil's World Cup: On target or own goal?
President Dilma Rousseff says the global sporting spectacle exceeded all expectations.
Last updated: 15 Jul 2014 12:17 GMT
Asian qualifiers heat up
Asia's World Cup contenders entering a crucial period of qualifying with Uzbekistan and Jordan spotting an opportunity.
Last updated: 02 Jun 2013 08:32 GMT
Barcelona secure Messi until 2018
Lionel Messi, Carles Puyol and Xavi Hernandez extend their contracts with La Liga's runaway leaders Barcelona.
Last updated: 18 Dec 2012 13:32 GMT
Scolari named as Brazil coach
After winning the World Cup in 2002 with Brazil, Luiz Felipe Scolari is back in charge replacing sacked Mano Menezes.
Last updated: 29 Nov 2012 14:53 GMT
Scolari linked to vacant Brazil job
The man who won 2002 World Cup with Brazil is one of the names likely to replace Mano Menezes ahead of 2014 World Cup.
Last updated: 28 Nov 2012 18:37 GMT
Japan edge closer to World Cup berth
Asian champions extend their comfortable lead in Group B in World Cup Asian qualifying with 1-0 victory against Iraq.
Last updated: 11 Sep 2012 19:11 GMT
FIFA ponder Iraq qualifiers ban
Sepp Blatter meets with Iraq delegation to decide whether to lift hosting ban on World Cup and Olympic qualifiers.
Last updated: 13 Apr 2012 21:05 GMT
The death of Socrates: celebrating a legend
More than just a football star, Socrates was also a fearless dissenter against Brazil's military dictatorship.
Last updated: 14 Dec 2011 13:12 GMT
Brazil legend Socrates dies at 57
Rated as one of the greatest midfielders of all-time, Socrates has died after an intestinal infection in Sao Paulo.
Last updated: 04 Dec 2011 12:04 GMT
Zico heads to Uzbekistan
Football's Brazilian legend agrees to coach Uzbek club side Bunyodkor.
Last updated: 23 Sep 2008 12:30 GMT
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